Tessa Jolls

President and CEO, Media Literacy

Tessa Jolls is President and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy, a position she has held since 1999. During that time, she restructured CML to focus, grow and change, preparing to meet the demand for an expanded vision of literacy for the 21st Century. Her primary focus is working in partnership to demonstrate how media literacy works through school and community-based implementation programs. She actively contributes to the development of the media literacy field internationally through her speaking, writing and consulting, with curriculum development and research projects, and through publishing and disseminating new curricular and training materials.

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Media Literacy: The Results Are In!

With increased access to the Internet and social media, media literacy skills are more important than ever. Check out the latest research from the Center for Media Literacy on the impact of media literacy curriculum in schools.